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A Manitou pitcher was named the Tire Recycle Rural High School Athlete of the Week. Mackenzie Hutchinson of the Nellie McClung Collegiate Fastpitch team was given the honour after leading her team to the Zone 6 fastpitch championship and a berth at the provincials by pitching back to back complete games. (SUPPLIED PHOTO)

Athlete leads team to zone title

A Manitou pitcher was named the Tire Recycle Rural High School Athlete of the Week. Mackenzie Hutchinson of the Nellie McClung Collegiate Fastpitch team was given the honour after leading her team to the Zone 6 fastpitch championship and a berth at the provincials by pitching back to back complete games.

Kyle Dyck and Tristan Peters made the final cuts for Team Manitoba. Above, the two won bronze medals at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Park in Orlando, Florida while members of Team Manitoba White (when there was still two teams of players competing for the final roster.

Winkler talent on Team MB

Two Winkler athletes are among the 20-man roster named to Team Manitoba, preparing for the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg.Kyle Dyck and Tristan Peters were named to the team that includes players from Brandon, Inglis, Winnipeg, Landmark, La Salle, Boissevain, Portage, Strathclair, Winkler, Pipestone, and East St. Paul.

The Pembina Valley Hawks faced off against the Durham West Lightning for the bronze medal spot but were edged out by the Lightning who won 4-1.

Esso Cup ends in tense OT goal

The nation watched as the City of Morden hosted the 2017 Esso Cup which saw teams from all over the country competing for gold.The games started on Sunday, April 27 with a noon match between the Durham West Lightning and the Harfangs du Triolet and culminated in a tense OT win for St. Albert Slash against the Harfangs du Triolet. The St. Albert Sla

The Pembina Royals Cricket team at the Assinaboine Park in Winnipeg.

Winkler, GVSD, and Pembina Royals partner for crea

Winkler has tennis courts, baseball diamonds, and soccer fields, and now Winkler will have its first cricket pitch.“The City of Winkler agreed to prep the area, to maintain it, and the Northlands Parkway Collegiate is going to provide the property and the cricket group is actually going to put the pitch in,” Winkler Mayor, Martin Harder

Team Canada fans cheer on the Canadian Olympic men's hockey team at the Shark Club Sports Bar and Grill in Calgary on Feb. 19, 2014. (Stuart Dryden/Postmedia Network/Files)

Small sports bars could be hit hard

One problem with trying to charge establishments that show televised sports more money for those broadcasts is that it leads to a weird philosophical debate: What exactly is a sports bar?

Hockey Canada head Tom Renney has several plans in place -- with or without NHL players -- for Canada's coaches and roster at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea next February. (David Bloom/Postmedia Network)

Uneasy wait for Olympics decision

Tom Renney has Plan A and Plan B and maybe even a Plan C in his Hockey Canada office and admits he has no clue whether NHL players will be participating in the Olympic Games next year in Korea.